Hsipaw, in northern Myanmar, is surrounded by hills and sits on the Myitnge river, a tributary of the Irrawaddy. Photo: Alamy

Selfies with armed guerillas: holidays in Myanmar off the beaten track

With growing numbers of tourists looking beyond package tours, a trek through Myanmar’s northern Shan state offers impressive views and a glimpse of an ongoing conflict between ethnic minorities and government forces

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Hsipaw, in northern Myanmar, is surrounded by hills and sits on the Myitnge river, a tributary of the Irrawaddy. Photo: Alamy
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